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good piece of news, no injury for anyone. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> something went wrong when a group took its nightly walk in the east bay hills. a hiker fell to his death on the uc-berkeley campus. the man's body was found on the edge of the campus. the 20-year-old man disappeared while walking with friends. they called 911 about 6:30 last night. university police found his body about 200 feet down the steep ravine. foul play is not suspected but the death is under investigation. >>> one of america's biggest cities is facing a serious safety problem. a shortage of police officers facing lower wages and benefits. more officers in san jose are now resigning. there are now less than 1,000 officers in the department available for full duty and just 583 officers are patrolling the streets in the steve in a city of 1 million people. >> you will be robbing peter to pay paul moving officers around. >> chuck reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit the streets next june >>> and closing arguments are scheduled in martinez this
it could take another week to get all the gas stations back up and running. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. >>> officials estimated that half of all the gas stations in the area are closed due to lack of power or because gas trucks are just not able to reach the stations to refill the tanks. >>> the airlines have resumed some service in and out of the northeast. the first flights landed in the bay area last night. one of the first to arrive was a united flight from jfk to sfo. passengers said it's been a stressful time in new york. >> i was staying at a hotel, the union square w. they took good care of us until the power went out. no cell phones, you couldn't call anyone. it was crazy. >> it was terrifying. we have a niece who works on wall street who takes the ferry, staten island ferry. there's no dock anymore. you see the roofs of trees everywhere. houses floating away. >> flights from the bay area have resumed departures to the east coast. >>> in politics, president obama will resume campaigning for re-election today after taking a few days off to manage federal response to the ea
at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >>> new york's mayor michael bloomberg has decided to go ahead with this weekend's scheduled new york city marathon. there's some criticism about the decision. but the mayor says the race will show the city's resilience and it will be a financial boost for the city. so we're asking, should the new york city marathon go on as planned? you can comment on facebook or twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. -- at cbssf.com. >>> air force bases with helping with hurricane relief efforts. a cargo plane took off from travis air force base as part of a group of 17 aircraft heading to new york. they are carrying more than a million pounds of equipment including utility trucks and relief supplies. >>> 4:33. a violent attack caught on camera. police in san francisco are asking for help from the public to find the manassaulted a muni station agent -- man who assaulted a muni station agent. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live with surveillance video. >>> reporter: good morning. the station agent was badly injured. he is out
in the northeast because of sandy. officials say they are working around the clock. teresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> the nor'easter has canceled hundreds of flights including dozens to and from sfo. be sure to call your airline if you have a flight to the east coast today. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate this morning during our special telethon from 6 a.m. 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. to answer your calls. >> we need your help. some have lost homes, loved ones, no heat, no light. >> especially having to deal with this new storm. >> that's unbelievable. they get their power knocked out from the first storm and then get it restored and then snow. it's tough on the eastern seaboard. cold front overnight, so far dry but that will change. our hi-def doppler looking for rain can't find any just yet. but i think that will change as we head throughout the day today. we'll see some cold air on the back side of the front roll into the bay area. you can see some of that moisture up towards northern california right here just about
the israeli arab is a member of hamas. more arrests are expected. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many retailers and shoppers are hitting the bargains earlier every year. >> whoo! >> this is one of the busiest target stores in san jose where shoppers entered in groups of 30. big ticket items like flat screen tvs were on the top of a lot of shopping lists but the first shopper in the door says she is not making this a holiday tradition. >> was it worth it? >> i don't know. is it? >> not really. i would never do it again. >> reporter: why not? >> because i can probably get this deal online faster and not deal with the crowd. >> reporter: you're learning a valuable black friday lesson? >> yes, i am. >> i venture to say a lot of people probably learned that lesson. the national retail federation expects holiday sales this year to top $586 billion. >> one major retail chain is bucking the trend. cbs 5 report elissa harrington is in front of j.c. penney. they are still not open. >>> reporter: if you look around this mall every other store is even the food places. i saw subway op
. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> and some journalists have been incredibly close to the action. this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his gaza city hotel room this morning as israeli military launched dozens of air strikes. he tweeted huge explosions in gaza, blew out the window of my room. we're all okay. it's getting very close. >>> the man who shot and killed two people at the richmond bridge found he wants the jury wants him to die. nathan burris murdered his girlfriend and her friend on the toll plaza. yesterday he turned to them in court, and yelled, i blew your brother's brains out, nothing you can do about it, and then he laughed. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> we were weighing the lives two of priceless people, deborah ross and ersie everette, versus the life of a guy who had proven to us through his testimony, his actions in the court, to be worthless. >> another juror said death was too good for him. the prosecutor added that he has never seen someone so hateful. burris will be back in court next mont
will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> general dunford was named as allen's replacement before news of the scandal came to light. >>> another u.s. general is in hot water. general william kip ward is accused of lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. he has been retired and will retire as 3 stars instead of 4 star general. he will have to pay the government $187,000. >>> 4:40. black friday creep. how target employees are trying to save thanksgiving. >> a major recall involving the world's largest auto maker. what could be wrong with nearly 3 million toyotas ? >> it was quite a sight in australia. why the solar eclipse was so rare. coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, total solar eclipse. one happened y >>> it is one of the most exciting astrological events of all a total solar eclipse and one happened yesterday but a far, far piece away from here am a small strip of land in australia was the only place seen in person. moon blocked out the sun for about two minutes. the last total eclipse visible in australia was a decade a
to you. you have the power. >> reporter: a power voters will exercise tomorrow. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> it is important to note it's now too late to send your ballot by mail. it has to arrive to be counted by 8:00 tomorrow evening so check with your registrar of voters office in your county for information on drop-off locations. and, of course, stay with cbssf.com and cbs 5 for election coverage with live results from around the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area, as well. >>> more subways are running in new york city this morning a week after superstorm sandy slammed the city. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. over the weekend, many people got their first look at their devastated neighborhoods. >> the only thing we had was the clothes on our backs and just grabbed our animals and ran, not expecting to come back to nothing. [ crying ] >> part of our house is across the street, our couch two streets
in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the woman of who has taken a lot of heat in the aftermath of the benghazi attack is now defending herself. yeah. for weeks, u.n. ambassador susan rice has been attacked by senator john mccain for participating in what he described as a cover-up. >> this president and this administration have either been guilty of colossal incompetence or engaged in a cover-up. >> mccain says rice made misleading comments in the days immediately following the benghazi attack in libya. >>> rice is being considered for secretary of state. some republican senators have vowed to block her nomination. she spoke publicly about the controversy finally yesterday. >> when discussing the attacks against our facilities in benghazi, i relied solely and squarely on the information provided to me by the intelligence community. i made clear that the information was preliminary and that our investigations would give us the definitive answers. everyone, particularly the intelligence community, has worked in good faith to provide the best assessment based on t
. randall pinkston, cbs news. boston. >>> well, often overshadowed by the race for the white house the battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently holding a 51-47 edge over the republicans with two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state, massachusetts, where polls show republican incumbent scott brown in a close race with his democratic challenger elizabeth warren and in indiana claire mccast cell facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments a few weeks ago about rape. in all 33 senate seats run for grabs with races in several states that can really go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures dealing with immigration, marijuana-related measures will be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same-sex marriage. >>> the polls open in california a little more than two hours from now and many people have already voted by mail. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda cou
to the white house this afternoon. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >>> and here's a look at the popular vote at this point. president obama has slightly over 50%, almost 2.5 million more votes than romney. the republican challenger led much of the night but the president pulled ahead as more votes were tallied on the west coast. but, of course, it's the electoral vote that counts and that's where the president has a solid 303-206 edge. of course 270 electoral votes were needed to win. >>> here's a map of all the states. electoral votes in the blue states went to president obama, the red states are romney's. and once again, florida in the yellow there is the odd state out with the vote still too close to call. >>> it is 4733 now. governor brown with one of his political fights. voters passed his ballot measure calling for higher taxes prop 30. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains what prop 30 means for california taxpayers. good morning, anne. >>> reporter: this is probably the headliner in state politics, proposition 30. it was called very early this morning that prop 30 did pass. in the
ginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> lawmakers may ask petraeus about the extra marital affair that led to his resignation but the focus will be on the consulate attack. >>> chico state university has suspended all fraternity and sorority activities after an alcohol-related death of a student on campus there. recruiting and social events are now banned until the spring semester and greek letters will have to be covered up or removed from all the houses. fraternity pledge mason sumnick died yesterday. the san diego native was found unresponsive last week after celebrating his birthday at doubt chico bars. -- at downtown chico bars. >> mason's loss enabled me to provide a wake-up call to jon shutting everyone. >> the university said sumnicht had downed 21 shots for his first birthday before passing out. >>> 4:40. a horrible accident in texas. how a freight train hit a paradeful of wounded war vets. >> james bond isn't the only spy in bay area theat he remembers. the special investigators keeping an eye on you. >> and weeks after it hit, never-before-seen images of superstorm sandy's wrath coming
and rocket launchers are ready to cross the border awaiting the command. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> and here's a look at some live pictures of gaza city now. the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas radio network warning people in gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama's southeast asian trip continues today after cambodia after a visit to burma. he is the first u.s. president to visit myanmar which has been make a transition to democracy after years of human rights abuses. he met with a long time advocate and spoke at a university, an event broadcast throughout the country. >> in my discussions here, our goal is to sustain the momentum for democracy. >> the president will attend an east asia summit tomorrow. >>> congress is calling for an investigation into who modified the cia's talking points about the deadly attack on a u.s. consulate in libya. senator dianne feinstein, who chairs the intelligence committee, said she wants to open an investigation. former cia director david petraeus testified friday that someone changed the agency's assessmen
into gaza. israeli officials say that's no bluff. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> in israel, a security guard at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv was slightly injured today when he was attacked by a man wielding a knife and axe. the suspect an israeli man has been detained. the motive is unknown but there is no indication it has anything to do with the conflict in gaza. >>> four men are under arrest in southern california in an alleged terror plot. the fbi says they conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >>> a man whose watch set off a bomb scare at the oakland airport won't face charges. this is the watch of the man. he tried to take this past security checkpoints last thursday. the toggle switch, fuses and wires apparently raised some alarms there. obviously. deputies arrested 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann and evacuated the terminal. >
are absent. cate cauguiran cbs 5. >> big fan by the way, here's a look at the lines overnight. in new york city, the game's release has shattered preorder records and the game evolves around a war zone in 2025. players can compete against one another or strike that -- strategize around other players. 220million bucks around the world, more than a one day record for r a movie. halo4 was developed for a movie. >> my daughter and i are on chapter 3. >> i have to get with it. >> you do. >>> time is 4:52. he's known for his antivirus software so why is john mcafee wanted for murder. >>> and why some people say a higher minimum wage is a problem. >>> and the new lamborghini with a price tag that's almost as eye opening as the car itself. ,,,,,,,,,, how far will people go to relieve their sore throat? try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, 2. >>> temperatures starting out killly in some spots. temperatures pushing 70 degrees in the warmer spots. there's rain on the way. we'll talk ab
on sonoma county that there's a flash flood warning there ft this >>> you're watching cbs 5 "eyewitness news this morning." >> there is so much rain in sonoma county that there's a flash flood warning in the next hour including petaluma. but the entire bay area could have flooding today through the
catching new yorkers off guard. when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, a downtown apartment comple. cbs-5 reporter anne makovecs on scene w >>> we continue to following breaking news in palo alto. major police activity outside a downtown apartment complex. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on the scene with the latest from palo alto. anne. >> reporter: it turns out a man had broken into a woman's apartment here behind me on high and hawthorne in palo alto. you can see they have it blocked off right now. they are still trying to collect evidence from this apartment. but right now, the man is still on the loose. this happened at 2:20 a.m. a woman woke up in her apartment and found that there was a man inside. the only description police can give us now that it was a male and that he was wearing dark clothes. so obviously they don't have a lot to go on as far as what they are looking for. so she screamed when she saw him and then he took off. he has not been seen since. they blocked off several roads around this neighborhood at around 2:30 this morning. they searched the area with a dog tryi
. susan mcginnis, cbs washington. >>> today it's stay at home and shop. cbs 5 cate cauguiran in the news room with cyber monday. good morning. >> we can expect cyber monday discounting to be equally competitive. what's new this year, the explosion of shoppers one and four will be using mobile devices to get the best deal. that's nearly double from last year and it trend that's expected to continue. retailers are anticipating about 129 million consumers to show from their offices to today. cyber monday is proving technology is a game changer for the shopping industry. >> online retailers have made great strides in making it very easy for people to return things, paste on shipping labels, free shipping and returns. >> to find the best deals, here are a few tips for savvy shoppers. some are offering deals by the hours. if you have an amazon prime account you can share that with five people. and it's best to use web sites like google products to compare prices. big box stores are fighting back. tomorrow best buy, target, toys "r" us, will match an online price in an effort to get you to buy
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